The old adage that curiosity kills the cat doesn’t address a resurge in thinking that curiosity fosters creativity and innovation and that being curious is a very good thing. It was Marie Curie who also said, “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” A new State of
Her 1995 high school graduating class of 64 students in a small Southern New Jersey town and her close friendships in her Villanova University sorority may have led the way for Kristy Wallace to become CEO of Ellevate Network, a leading women’s business networking initiative with 150,
Michelle Boggs is onto not just her second career, but her fourth or fifth if you count them all. The Texas native who splits her time between Old Alexandria, Virginia and the Dallas area, is now Director of Franchising of MUTTS Canine Cantina, and is franchising the concept with big
A new film exploring GenZers across the globe, “The Future is Fluid,” premiered at Sundance recently, and it has many thinking what is in store for all of us working with this generation of workers, post-Millennials, born after 1995. Turns out they want more and less at the same time.
You never know where or when your next collaboration may appear. If you are traveling for work, or even if you are in your home city attending a conference or a large event, being ready to talk about the work you do and opportunities you are looking for may result in options that did
Most of us have been watching the red carpet and acceptance speeches at the Golden Globes, SAG awards and are awaiting the Oscars. As we are deep into awards season for entertainment, it has us wondering if all those industry competitions in just about every field imaginable are reall
“Five years ago I didn’t have any idea I would be doing this incredible work,” says Adelle Archer, co-founder of Eterneva, an Austin, Texas-based memorialization company that creates diamonds from the cremated ashes of loved ones. But the death of a close friend, Tracey, in 2015 from
The partial shutdown of the federal government affecting 800,000 workers plus recent layoffs at major newspapers, retail stores and company takeovers show every leader, entrepreneur and professional needs a plan for unanticipated, sudden changes in income present and future. Everyone
Growing up in Chicago with a brother may have helped prepare Julie Yanez for a career in finance and investments. Now a principal at Retirement Solution Group with two sons of her own, Yanez is based in the Chicago office with a team of 15 women and five men– a definite gendered
How many people do you know that in 18 years move from an entry level spot into the CEO position at the same company? A more apt question: how many women do you know who do this when it is not a family company? And how many buy the company too? Cara Brant, the first female C-level exe
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